LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1972 (AS AMENDED)
SECTION 87 (2)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy is deemed to have occurred in the office of Councillor for the Lymm Parish Council – South Ward due to the death of Sheila Woodyatt.
Rule 8(1) of The Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (Amendment) Rules, 1986, provides that on a casual vacancy occurring in the office of councillor of a parish, an election to fill the vacancy shall be held if, within fourteen days (computed as stated below) after public notice of the vacancy has been given in accordance with Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act, 1972, notice in writing of a request for such an election has been given to the proper officer of the council of the borough within which the parish is situate by TEN electors for the electoral area.
The Proper Officer is the Returning Officer, Town Hall, Sankey Street, Warrington, WA1 1UH.
If an Election is not requested, the Parish Council shall fill the vacancy by co-option.